Mitsubishi donates $50,000 to MCCEF

June 4, 2013

By Millie Rader

The Mitsubishi Cement Corporation Educational Foundation fund is growing, and that is good news for Lucerne Valley schools.

On Monday, May 20, Mitsubishi Cement Corporation vice president Bud Biggs made the announcement that Mitsubishi had donated another $50,000 to the Mitsubishi Cement Corporation Educational Foundation’s endowment fund. This brings the company’s total direct donations to the Foundation up to $350,000.

What's Happening - June 5, 2013

June 4, 2013

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Household Hazardous Waste Collection will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 15 behind the fire stations. Items include antifreeze, batteries, motor oil, latex-based paint, electronic wastes, fluorescent bulbs and medical needles. No other chemicals or trash can be collected at the event.
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Community members present scholarships to LVHS students

June 4, 2013


A number of Lucerne Valley High School students were presented scholarships during the May 23 Scholarship & Awards ceremony in the high school gymnasium.

During the event principal Patricia Courtney introduced members of the scholarship committee: Nancy Monson, chair, Marlene Fuller, Cindy Lazenby and Jan Morosco.

The following are the scholarships:

On Horses: Make safety precautions a habit

June 4, 2013

By Kathleen Arbaczewski

I have been back east visiting family and enjoying seeing all the beautiful horses. They are such beautiful and graceful animals that we overlook the dangers that exist while handling them. John Lyons says,”Human safety is first. Horse safety is second. Everything else is third.”

Whatever your equine discipline is, learning some safety precautions will prevent accidents and injuries. All horses calm or whether small or large can cause harm if startled or scared.

Letter to San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors

May 30, 2013

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is text from a letter sent to members of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors by the Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association, the Homestead Valley Community Council and the California Desert Coalition.

To: Supervisor Josie Gonzales
Supervisor James Ramos
Supervisor Robert Lovingood
Supervisor Janice Rutherford
Supervisor Gary Ovitt
San Bernardino County Government Center
385 N. Arrowhead Ave. 5th floor
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0110

Date: 5/28/13

Lucerne Valley family loses home in fast-moving fire

May 30, 2013


A Lucerne Valley couple was looking for a wedding ring and a missing pet after a wind-driven fire leveled their mobile home Wednesday afternoon.

“It’s in there,” James Lowry said about his ring as he picked through the still-warm ashes of his home in the 34700 block of Rabbit Springs Road.

Memorial Day: Lucerne Valley remembers

May 28, 2013

Staff Writer

All branches of the military were represented, as were members of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 5551, the American Legion Post 879 and its adjunct, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Air Force Jr. ROTC.

But Monday’s ceremony at Lucerne Valley Memorial Park wasn’t just for those service men and women still standing. The speeches, flowers, salutes and songs were for the men and women who have fallen as they gave their lives to protect, to serve and preserve our nation.


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